Resources for Cancer Education During COVID-19

CPEN is sensitive to the educational needs of its members as we all contend with altered work environments and procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This page is dedicated to listing resources that may be helpful as you work under these conditions; more resources will be listed as they become available.

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The Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN) invites you to participate in our next Engagement Lounge:


COVID-19 & Reopening Your Resource Center: Part 2

Thursday, 24 September 2020

2:00-3:00 PM EDT

The format will be open discussion led by members of the CPEN Learning Resource Centers Special Interest Group and Professional Development Committee:

Nina Galpern
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Niki Vossberg
Huntsman Cancer Institute

The lounge is delivered via Zoom and is complimentary.  Please contact with any questions.

Active participation and video sharing by attendees is encouraged. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Register Here

Recorded Engagement Lounge


COVID-19 & Reopening Your Resource Center 
28 May 2020

Open discussion led by the Co-Chairs of the CPEN Learning Resource Centers Special Interest Group:

Megan Battaglia, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Niki Vossberg, Huntsman Cancer Institute

Lounge Chat Transcript (PDF) 

Recorded Engagement Lounge

Cancer Education During COVID-19 

23 April 2020


Clare Sullivan, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Faith Addiss, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Sarah Christensen, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Janet Papadakos, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre 
Tina Papadakos, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Renee Siegel, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Lounge Chat Transcript (PDF)


CDC:  How to Protect Yourself & Others

CFAC:  Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: COVID-19 Facts and Resources

George Washington University: Cancer Survivors and COVID-19

Huntsman Cancer Institute: COVID-19 and Cancer Patients (English and Spanish)

MD Anderson Cancer Center: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Cancer Recommended Resources

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information at UHN

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center: Virtual Visits

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance: Sample Information Request Form

WHO:  Novel Coronavirus 2019